Save the Date – 2020 EGI International Technical Conference and Transform Margins Workshop


Smolenice Castle Conference Center

The Conference and Technical Workshop will take place at Smolenice Castle Conference Center outside Bratislava.

Save the Date now for a week of Transform Margins workshop featuring current research by academic and oil industry teams followed by the EGI Technical Conference in Europe, 18–22 May, 2020.

Preliminary details:

First stop on the Smolenice Field Course from Vienna to Smolenice
  • Monday, 18 May: Transportation provided from the Vienna, Austria airport to Smolenice Castle Conference Center. This drive from Vienna to Smolenice includes a field excursion component focused on the classical Vienna pull-apart basin.
  • Tuesday-Wednesday, 19–20 May: Two days of Transform Margin workshops. The Workshop structure will include invited talks to be followed by open discussion.
  • Thursday-Friday, 21–22 May: EGI CA Technical Conference in Europe.


For the first two days, after dinner, we will conclude with a plenary session on the topics of the respective day.

The Conference will be followed by four optional half-day short courses:

  • Michal Nemčok: Structural architecture and development of transform margins
  • Klaus Fischer: Seismic stratigraphy
  • Fausto Mosca: Basin modeling with focus on transform margins
  • Alistair Fraser: Play-driven exploration

Watch for details and registration in the coming months.  We look forward to returning to Slovakia and hosting many of our international Corporate Associate members.